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BMC Medical Ethics

This website publishes articles on the ethics of medical research and practice.

British Medical Journal

A leading general medical journal. Publishes articles on all aspects of medicine and has recently begun collating related articles in clinical and non-clinical topics.

Clinical Ethics

An important new journal in the field of medical ethics published by Sage Publications Ltd.


Bioethics provides a forum for well-argued articles on the ethical questions raised by current issues such as: international collaborative clinical research in developing countries, organ transplants and xenotransplantation, ageing and the human lifespan, AIDS, genomics, and stem cell research. These questions are considered in relation to concrete ethical, legal and policy problems, or in terms of the fundamental concepts, principles and theories used in discussions of such problems.

Hastings Center

Promoting thoughtful, balanced reflection on the ethical and social issues of medicine and medical science.

HEC Forum

An Interprofessional Journal on Healthcare Institutions’ Ethical and Legal Issues.

Journal of Applied Philosophy

Journal of Applied Philosophy provides a unique forum for philosophical research which seeks to make a constructive contribution to problems of practical concern.

Journal of Medical Ethics

Part of the BMJ Publishing Group, the Journal of Medical Ethics is an international peer review journal for health professionals and researchers in medical ethics.  Following the publication of a supplement to the Journal in April 2011, there is a collection of articles specific to clinical ethics committees.

Medical Law Review

The Medical Law Review is established as an authoritative source of reference for academics, lawyers, legal and medical practitioners, law students and anyone interested in health care and the law.